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  1. The buffalo in Reconciliation Park.

    In Mankato, a limestone buffalo marks the area of the 1862 hangings, now Reconciliation Park.

  2. The warehouse at the Lower Sioux Agency.

    At the Lower Sioux Agency near Redwood Falls, a stone warehouse is all that survived the war of 1862.

  3. Fort Ridgely historic site.

    At Fort Ridgely, the restored commissary building holds exhibits.

  4. A memorial to Minnesota River Valley settlers.

    A memorial along the river is "dedicated to the pioneers who settled this valley.''

  5. Dancers at Upper Sioux.

    At the Upper Sioux Community wacipi, dancers wait their turn.

  6. Ruins of Joseph Brown's home.

    Rose-granite ruins are all that's left of Joseph Brown's "castle'' overlooking the valley.

  7. Birch Coulee historic site.

    At Birch Coulee, U.S. forces suffered their biggest setback.

  8. New Ulm's Brown County Museum.

    In New Ulm, the Brown County Historical Society includes exhibits on the war.

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